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Current reviews for academic libraries is the premier
source for reviews of academic books and digital
resources of interest to scholars and students in
Off campus users may see another VCCS college name instead of CVCC.
Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY
Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference
sources for multidisciplinary research.
Multidisciplinary database covering subject areas of
general interest. Includes reference books, biographies,
primary source documents, and an image collection of
photos, maps and flags.
Entries, including definitions, pronunciation guides,
and word histories from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate
Dictionary and Thesaurus.
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Contains the entire text of the Oxford English
Dictionary, including definitions for most words in the
English language and word origins and quotations.
OXFORD REFERENCE ONLINE
Over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject
reference works published by Oxford University Press.
Rosetta Stone Languages
Rosetta Stone offers libraries and their users the
proven immersion method that have trusted for over the
last 20+ years. Features include: access to 30
languages, access to 50 + hours of foundational
instruction in each language, access to core lessons to
build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills,
and includes focused activities to refine grammar,
Because the software tracks your progress, you need to create a Rosetta Stone-specific
username and password. You can use any email; it does not have to be associated with the CVCC.
Comprehensive database of regularly and irregularly
published journals, magazines, newspapers, and full-text
electronic resources from more than 200 countries.
Online Library Catalog
for books and resources in the Library's collection.